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Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Owner Manual / Maintenance / Maintenance service / Owner maintenance precautions

Improper or incomplete service may result in problems. This section gives instructions only for the maintenance items that are easy to perform.

As explained earlier in this section, several procedures can be done only by an authorized Kia dealer with special tools.

✽ NOTICE

Improper owner maintenance during the warranty period may affect warranty coverage. For details, read the separate Warranty & Consumer Information manual provided with the vehicle. If you're unsure about any servicing or maintenance procedure, have it done by an authorized Kia dealer.

WARNING - Maintenance work

  • Performing maintenance work on a vehicle can be dangerous. You can be seriously injured while performing some maintenance procedures. If you lack sufficient knowledge and experience or the proper tools and equipment to do the work, have it done by an authorized Kia dealer.
  • Working under the hood with the engine running is dangerous. It becomes even more dangerous when you wear jewelry or loose clothing. These can become entangled in moving parts and result in injury. Therefore, if you must run the engine while working under the hood, make certain that you remove all jewelry (especially rings, bracelets, watches, and necklaces) and all neckties, scarves, and similar loose clothing before getting near the engine or cooling fans.
    OwnerТs responsibility
    ✽ NOTICE Maintenance Service and Record Retention are the owner's responsibility. You should retain documents that show proper maintenance has been performed on your vehicle in accordan ...

    Owner maintenance
    The following lists are vehicle checks and inspections that should be performed by the owner or an authorized Kia dealer at the frequencies indicated to help ensure safe, dependable operation of you ...

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    Piston and Connecting Rod Reassembly
       Х Thoroughly clean all parts to assembled. Х ...

    Cargo area cover (if equipped)
    Use the cargo area cover to hide items stored in the cargo area. To use the cargo area cover, insert the 4 edges into the slots. WARNING - Objects Do not place objects on the cargo area ...

    Hood Weatherstrip Replacement
    1. Remove the glue on end of both sides (A) of the hood weatherstrip (B).    ...